Police are investigating reports that a baby girl was burned with hot water during a row involving her parents.
MBC Prime which broke the story this week, said the hot water also burned the child’s father.
During its nightly newscast, the local television station quoted the father as saying that it all happened during a row with the baby’s mother.
MBC Prime quoted him as saying that the mother’s sister got involved.
The father alleged that the sister threw hot water in his direction.
The incident occurred last weekend in Grace, Vieux Fort.
According to reports, medical officials treated the child for burns and discharged her from hospital.
Law enforcement officials told St Lucia Times that they are aware of the incident and are investigating.